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November 11, 2014
Leadership problems and troubled negotiations with an unnamed customer spurred the resignation of Juniper CEO Shaygan Kheradpir.
October 17, 2014
SN blogs: This week, an analyst shares why vendors need to rise to the occasion and launch marketing campaigns aimed at integrated computing.
September 29, 2014
Pertino adds several network services apps to its cloud-based WAN, giving IT pros the visibility and control they need over remote access.
July 03, 2014
IT teams and business leaders must work toward making IT purchasing decisions together to avoid security vulnerabilities and higher costs.
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Engineers need to implement major network change for IPv6, SDN and hybrid cloud. But they're learning they'll have to manage the old and the new at once. Continue Reading
We have public, private and hybrid clouds. What does this mean for in-house IT departments? Will the cloud make enterprise jobs evaporate? Continue Reading